Wednesday, August 1, 2018

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Integrated Work and Training
Tim Murney, OJT Job Developer, Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board
Tiziana Rota, Project Director, HPOG, Schenectady County Community College, HANDOUT 1, HANDOUT 2
Valerie Piet, Former Healthcare Program Supervisor, Healthcare Apprenticeship, Montana Department of Labor and Industry

10:45 am – 12 noon

PD Idea Generation Notes from Session

Whole Family Approaches
Tammie Christian, Operations Coordinator, Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, HANDOUT
Craig Gebers, Director of Vocational Services, Zepf Center, HANDOUT 1, HANDOUT 2

Employment Learning Cohort Results
Heather Sipple, ICATCH Program Manager, Edmonds Community College
DeAnna Roering, HPOG Program Manager, Cook Inlet Tribal Council, HANDOUT 1, HANDOUT 2, HANDOUT 3, HANDOUT 4

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Planning for Sustainability, HANDOUT
Justine Murray, Founder, Justine Murray Consulting
Susan Hyatt, Founder, Big Purpose Big Impact

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

HPOG Program Sustainability and Building Your Case for Support, HANDOUT
Justine Murray, Founder, Justine Murray Consulting
Susan Hyatt, Founder, Big Purpose Big Impact

Career Pathway Case Management and Retention
Julia Bridgen, Career Coach, Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
David Bernstein, Senior Director, Montefiore Medical Center
Seanna Melchior Ruvkun, Project Manager, Workforce Development Council of Seattle – King County, HANDOUT 1, HANDOUT 2

Working with Individuals With Mental Health Issues
Kath Schilling, Adult Trauma Specialist, Institute for Health and Recovery, HANDOUT 1, HANDOUT 2, HANDOUT 3, HANDOUT 4, HANDOUT 5, HANDOUT 6
Rebecca Fausett, Project HELP Director, Central Community College

Thursday, August 2, 2018

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Melissa Kleder, CareerSTAT Program Manager, National Fund for Workforce Solutions

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Hurdles and Solutions in Occupational Training
Brittney Davidson, Senior Program Manager, College Excellence Program, The Aspen Institute
Melissa Kleder, CareerSTAT Program Manager, National Fund for Workforce Solutions

TANF Collaboration Learning Cohort Results
Shae Cheatham, PHOCAS Project Director, Workforce Development Board SDA-83
Michele Tedder, Program Manager, Pathway to Success in Healthcare, Community College of Allegheny County
Leslie Roundtree, Dean, College of Health Sciences, Chicago State University

Tribal Breakout: Why Data Matters in Tribal Communities
Anita Frederick, President, Tribal Nations Research Group, and Member, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa

10:45 am – 12 noon

HPOG 2.0 National Evaluation: Progress and Updates, HANDOUT 1, HANDOUT 2
Robin Koralek, Senior Associate, Abt Associates
Porsha Cropper, Associate, Abt Associates
Pamela Loprest, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute

HPOG 2.0 Tribal Evaluation Updates
Michael Meit, Project Director, NORC at the University of Chicago
Carol Hafford, Evaluation Lead, NORC at the University of Chicago

Integrated Education and Training
Judy Mortrude, Senior Policy Analyst, CLASP’s Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success, HANDOUT
Esther Metcalf, Grant Project Director, Alamo Colleges HPOG
Danita Wadley, Regional Director of Houston Programs, Volunteers of America Texas

Employment and Post-Employment Services and Strategies
Joy McKee, Region 2 Regional Coordinator, Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
Patty Eagle Bull, Director of Education and Training, Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board
Suzi Shoemaker, Employment Advanced Program Coordinator, Pima Community College, HANDOUT

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Understanding and Applying the HPOG 1.0 Short-Term Impact Findings
Daniel Litwok, Associate, Abt Associates, HANDOUT

Effective Social Media Use
Kim Collins, Executive Vice President of Engagement Strategies, Brunet-Garcia, HANDOUT

Growth or Fixed? Does Mindset Make a Difference?
Charles Thompson, ICATCH Project Director, Edmonds Community College

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

HPOG Success Storyview Uriah’s story